JFF: Chihayafuru Part 1

JFF: Chihayafuru Part 1

Chihaya, Taichi and Arata are childhood friends, bound by their passion for competitive karuta (a traditional Japanese card game using poetry and lightning-fast reactions). Separated by circumstance, they are now teenagers on different paths – but energetic Chihaya believes the karuta national championship will reunite their friendship. But when classical poetry is not exactly cool, can Chihaya find enough students to start a karuta team?

JFF: Chihayafuru Part 1

  • Director: Norihiro Koizumi
  • Year: 2016
  • Run Time: 111 mins
  • Country: Japan